1 in 4 Utah high school students report abuse from dating partner

Posted at 5:29 PM, Feb 27, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-27 19:29:40-05

SALT LAKE CITY -- New data from the Utah Department of Health indicates that one in four Utah high school students reported that they were emotionally, verbally, physically or sexually abused by a dating partner.

The data comes from the Youth Risk Behavior Alliance Survey, and on Thursday, Katie McMinn, who is the violence prevention specialist at the Utah Department of Health, came to the FOX 13 News studio to discuss the issue and the ways to reduce abuse.

See the video above for her comments.